Balangiga Bells back in Philippines after 117 years

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via ABS-CBN News and other sources: The Balangiga Bells were taken by American forces over a hundred years ago.

Three church bells taken by American soldiers as war booty from Balangiga town, Eastern Samar in 1901, arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday.

The Balangiga Bells, seen by historians as a symbol of Filipino resistance to foreign invaders, were airlifted to the Philippine Air Force headquarters in Villamor Airbase.

They will be returned to Balangiga town later this week.

Source: Balangiga Bells back in Philippines after 117 years | ABS-CBN News

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